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‘Our Diversity Is Our Strength.’ Latina Activist Joins Texas Race for U.S. Senate

(AUSTIN, Texas) — A Latina activist in Texas launched a U.S. Senate run Monday saying hate has made people feel “they can target us on the streets&#...

‘Our Diversity Is Our Strength.’ Latina Activist Joins Texas Race for U.S. Senate

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Hickenlooper joins crowded Senate race in Colorado after dropping presidential bid “I’m not done fighting for the people of Colorado,” the former two-term governor said in an announcement video filmed in a Denver brewpub he co-founded....
14:52, 08/22/2019

Texas Latina Emerges as House’s Voice of Passion and Reason on the Border Representative Veronica Escobar, at ease on both sides of the southern border, has become a voice of authority and emotion on the migrant issues roiling Washington....
03:00, 07/12/2019

India's Diversity Is Its Strength: PM Modi To Indian Diaspora In Bahrain Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the diversity and colours of India are its strength, which astonish and attract the world as he offered the Indian diaspora here to avail the new......
21:39, 08/24/2019

De Blasio tangles with student activist over school diversity efforts An irritated Mayor Bill de Blasio pointedly defended his school diversity efforts on WNYC Friday after a teen caller questioned his sense of urgency. Phoning in to the Brian Lehrer show, student Tiffani Torres chided de Blasio directly for not taking...
23:26, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong activist released from jail, immediately joins latest protests A well-known Hong Kong protest leader was released from jail Monday — and immediately joined the latest mass demonstrations trying to oust embattled leader Carrie Lam. Joshua Wong, 22, walked free from the Lai Chi Kok correctional facility after comp...
17:39, 06/17/2019

Biden shows early strength, but pitfalls loom in 2020 U.S. presidential race Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has shown surprising strength in the first three weeks of his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, prompting a persistent question: Can anyone stop him?...
00:26, 05/18/2019

Freed Hong Kong democracy activist joins mass calls for leader to quit Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, steps down....
11:39, 06/17/2019

Former Senate Majority Leader Daschle joins cannabis board SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle has been named to an advisory board of a cannabis investment company. The Argus Leader reports the South Dakota Democrat joined New York-based Northern Swan Holdings I...
18:13, 05/22/2019

Missouri Senate joins GOP anti-abortion wave with 8-week ban Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a wide-ranging bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, acting only hours after Alabama’s governor signed a near-total abortion ban into law....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Texas joins other states' effort to block T-Mobile and Sprint merger The Justice Department's approval of the Sprint/T-Mobile merger has done nothing to sway the states suing to block the deal. In fact, the State of Texas has just joined the lawsuit, with Attorney General Ken Paxton assuming a key leadership role...
23:26, 08/02/2019

Health Secretary Hancock joins race to succeed UK’s May LONDON (AP) — The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May hasn’t officially begun — but the field of contenders is quickly growing. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Saturday he is seeking to replace May, joining several others who have ann...
13:39, 05/25/2019

Former U.S. congressman Sestak joins Democratic presidential race Former U.S. Representative Joe Sestak said on Sunday that he would seek the Democratic nomination for president, becoming the party's 25th candidate vying to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020 election....
03:26, 06/24/2019

Texas joins states’ lawsuit to block T-Mobile-Sprint deal Fourteen states and the District of Columbia have joined in on the lawsuit against the massive $26.5 billion takeover.       ...
03:00, 08/02/2019

GM joins Tesla, Ford in building EV pickups — but Texas ranchers don't want a 'playboy's truck' The Rivian pickup "wouldn't make sense for me. It sounds like a playboy's truck, instead of a work truck," Texas rancher Frank Helvey said....
19:13, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy movement — going from strength to strength An extradition bill has recently sparked mass protests in Hong Kong. The bill has been stalled, but the citizens want it scrapped and Chief Executive Lam ousted. DW looks at the pro-democracy movement's major milestones....
20:13, 06/21/2019

Gove joins Tory race as rivals vow to keep no-deal on table Michael Gove has entered the race to be the next Conservative Party leader - as two of his rival candidates insisted the UK should be prepared for a "no deal" Brexit....
15:26, 05/26/2019

Billionaire anti-Trump activist Tom Steyer enters 2020 race with pledge to spend $100 million Billionaire activist Tom Steyer said Tuesday that he will run for president in 2020, entering the crowded Democratic field late in the race with a pledge to focus on climate change and reforming the political system....
23:52, 07/09/2019

Texas joins states suing to stop T-Mobile, Sprint deal as trial delayed U.S. states suing to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion merger with Sprint Corp won two victories on Thursday as Texas' Republican attorney general joined 14 Democrats, adding political depth to the group, and a judge agreed to give states until Dece...
15:26, 08/02/2019

Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itself without depending on allies in an increasingly uncertain world....
13:26, 06/17/2019

Democratic Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet joins 2020 presidential race Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet on Thursday joined the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, promising to improve the middle class and fix the U.S. political system....
16:26, 05/02/2019

Home Secretary Sajid Javid joins race for UK prime minister LONDON (AP) — British Home Secretary Sajid Javid is joining the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May. Javid said in a video posted Monday on Twitter that his goal is to restore trust and create new opportunities. He says “first an...
18:26, 05/27/2019

Lily Tomlin joins PETA campaign aimed at FCA over Iditarod dog race PETA says the Iditarod sled dog race is cruel and the automaker should not let an Alaska Fiat Chrysler dealership sponsor the race.       ...
21:13, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Texas joins states suing to stop T-Mobile, Sprint deal as trial delayed U.S. states suing to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion merger with Sprint Corp won two victories on Thursday as Texas' Republican attorney general joined 14 Democrats, adding political depth to the group, and a judge agreed to give states until Dece...
03:00, 08/02/2019

Hyundai joins World Rally Championship race to sign Toyota's Tanak Hyundai has joined the race to sign Ott Tanak for the 2020 World Rally Championship, with team boss Andrea Adamo declaring he has no qualms about chasing a 'superteam' line-up...
15:52, 07/03/2019

Race Imboden takes a knee and joins tradition of US athlete protests – video United States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden may face sanctions for taking a knee during the medal ceremony at the 2019 Pan-Am Games. Imboden’s gesture preceded a similar protest on Saturday by American hammer thrower Gwen Berry, who raised h...
19:40, 08/11/2019

Colorado's Hickenlooper may drop presidential bid for Senate race: report Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is considering ending his bid for the Democratic party's presidential nomination in order to run for his state's U.S. Senate seat, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing four Democrats familiar with ...
07:39, 08/14/2019

Duterte’s allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from Philippine elections show Duterte’s allies won a majority in the Senate race, while a shutout of the opposition heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of human rights violations...
03:39, 05/22/2019

Hickenlooper quits Democratic presidential race, says he’s mulling Senate run The former Colorado governor had been under pressure from national and state Democrats to abandon his presidential ambitions and to instead challenge Sen. Cory Gardner (R)....
21:26, 08/15/2019

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
04:00, 05/28/2019

Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper drops out of 2020 presidential race as he mulls Senate run Colorado Democrats have been urging Hickenlooper to join the state's U.S. Senate race, where Democrats are attempting to unseat Republican incumbent Cory Gardner....
06:39, 08/16/2019

Trump warns Roy Moore to stay out of the 2020 Alabama Senate race Moore lost to Doug Jones in 2017 after reports of alleged sexual misconduct against teenage girls decades earlier, costing Republicans a Senate seat....
21:52, 05/29/2019

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty resigns amid Senate race U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced Tuesday he will leave the diplomatic post, just days after President Donald Trump endorsed him to run for a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate....
19:13, 07/16/2019

GOP Senate committee stakes its claim in race to woo Michigan’s John James A memo seeks to quiet doubts about a second Senate run for James, including whispers that a statewide campaign could actually imperil Trump’s reelection chances....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Sajid Javid joins race to become next Tory leader after party dealt hammer blow in European elections Home Secretary Sajid Javid has officially launched his bid to be the next Tory leader by pledging to deliver Brexit after the party suffered its worst ever election defeat....
18:13, 05/27/2019

"A Family Man": Australian Leader Quits Senate Race Over Strip Club Video It's been one scandal after another for Pauline Hanson's One Nation - a right-wing, anti-Muslim Australian political party that won four Senate seats in 2016....
04:13, 05/01/2019

After Losing Kansas’ Governor’s Race in 2018, Kris Kobach Is Running for Senate (TOPEKA, Kan.) — Kris Kobach, nationally known as an advocate of tough immigration policies and a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, launched a campaign Monday for the U.S. Senate in Kansas amid tepid support from some Republicans who v...
22:39, 07/08/2019

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
13:26, 05/27/2019

CPAC's Schlapp leads in Senate race, NBC in bulletproof studio, 'Seven Letter,' new bipartisan PR firm Pressure is building on Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union and the face of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference gathering, to run for Senate in Kansas if Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a former Kansas House memb...
17:26, 06/20/2019

Texas Dem star Wendy Davis plots comeback, jumps into congressional race Wendy Davis – the pink sneaker-wearing Texas Democrat who rose to fame among liberals for her 13-hour filibuster of a state Senate abortion bill in 2013, and then lost a high-profile run for governor a year later – announced Monday she plans to run f...
19:26, 07/22/2019

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
12:26, 05/26/2019

Texas freshman courts right-wing support, and a tough 2020 race, with hard-nosed tactics Rep. Chip Roy’s approach has earned him a reputation as a lawmaker unconcerned about annoying his colleagues and, in the eyes of some, about retaining his seat...
03:26, 06/25/2019

A gas station clerk was fired after he told a group of Latina women to 'go back to their country' Facebook/mariafernanda.hernandezmurphy In a video that went viral on Facebook, the employee of Bucky's Express shop in Naperville, Illinois, outside Chicago, argued with women over their right to be in the United States. He can be heard telling the ...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Meet ‘Ice Bae’: Latina Border Patrol officer taking social media by storm A female Border Patrol officer has gone viral — with social media users dubbing the woman #IceBae — on account of her dolled-up appearance. “Holy s–t…I think I’m coming down with a case of undocumentation,” w...
10:26, 07/16/2019

MSNBC reporter says manager told her 'don't look too Latina' at White House Correspondents' Dinner MSNBC reporter Mariana Atencio says a higher-up at the company told her to not "look too Latina" at the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner.        ...
20:39, 08/15/2019

Body of Texas police chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said.        ...
23:26, 06/09/2019

Transcontinental Race: Germany's Fiona Kolbinger becomes first female winner of endurance race Germany's Fiona Kolbinger beats more than 200 men to become the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race, riding more than 2,485 miles across Europe....
13:52, 08/06/2019

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as UK Tory race narrows LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party is set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, as rivals scramble to catch front-runner Boris Johnson. The five-strong field will be narrowed in...
12:13, 06/19/2019

This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. I am amazed at the deep cut of automotive history this team chose as its theme, and wish the drivers the best of luck. It will be a joy to watch this...
14:52, 06/08/2019

She's Got The Strength, But Who Has The Power? JayCee Cooper was looking forward to her first sanctioned USA Powerlifting meet in her home state of Minnesota when she received word, just a month before the event, that she wouldn’t be allowed to compete....
22:26, 05/08/2019

Poem: Brute Strength Skaja conjures the searing history of a jagged relationship, then mixes a tonic for it: images, elegies and invocations that let the speaker reinvent her human power....
16:26, 08/22/2019

Mobile gaming’s strength is its community Community is mobile gaming's strength, and here are three ways companies can refocus on it to ensure that all consumers are tapped into their mobile games.Read More...
15:52, 05/26/2019

Diversity 'part of Eintracht Frankfurt’s DNA' While Chelsea fans have recently been caught singing racist songs, Eintracht Frankfurt’s fans have stood against discrimination, just like their president. The two sides meet in the Europa League semifinal on Thursday....
16:26, 05/01/2019

When it comes to speaker diversity, we’ve only scratched the surface We all live professional lives alongside people who look pretty different from one another. So, why is it that the conferences many of us frequent have stages that are manned by – well, men? All too often, I show up to a panel only to find that...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Big 12 leaders: Flexibility is sign of strength for future Big 12 revenues are up again and expected to surpass $40 million per school annually before the current media rights deal runs out in about five years        ...
21:13, 05/31/2019

Mental strength is France's best asset at World Cup If France have been far from brilliant at the women's World Cup so far, their 2-1 extra-time win over Brazil in the last-16 on Sunday clearly showed they have strong mental resources....
08:52, 06/24/2019

CarMax record Q1 illustrates used-car market strength CarMax retailed 224,268 used vehicles, a 13 percent spike, during its first quarter. Same-store used-vehicle sales rose 9.5 percent compared with a dip of 2.3 percent in the year-ago period....
04:13, 06/22/2019

ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria Five months after its territorial defeat, the Islamic State is conducting guerrilla attacks as defense officials acknowledge that the terrorist group is here to stay....
07:52, 08/20/2019

Warriors' 'Strength In Numbers' gives way to 'Faith In Youngsters' Golden State didn't just lose Kevin Durant this summer, it also lost veteran depth. Now, after years of deprioritizing the draft and player development, the Warriors are playing catch-up with a trio of rookies....
15:00, 07/31/2019

FAA says pilot strength isn't holding up Boeing 737 Max recertification Federal aviation regulators say the recertification process for Boeing's troubled 737 Max jets isn't being held up over concerns that the average pilot isn't strong enough to turn an emergency crank on the plane....
23:13, 06/19/2019

Supply Side of the Economy Is Flashing Strength Signs are emerging that the supply side of the economy—the workers and the tools and machines they use to produce goods—is becoming energized, improving the chances that faster growth can be sustained, writes Jon Hilsenrath....
16:52, 04/28/2019

“Superman Strength” – dad dives in to save drowning son (WPTV/NBC News) A home security camera were rolling when a Florida father made an amazing leap to save his toddler from a near drowning. The dive was captured by a Nest camera at the Passavanti home in Palm Beach Gardens. Albert Passavanti was sittin...
23:52, 06/25/2019

Saudi Arabia says does not want war but ready to respond with 'all strength' Saudi Arabia will do its best to avoid war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination," following last week's attacks on Saudi oil tankers and installations, a senior official said on Sunday....
09:00, 05/19/2019

Americans Like Diversity, Survey Finds. (At Least in the Abstract.) Most say that the diverse population is good for the country, according to a Pew Research Center survey, though respondents diverged when it came to practical details....
05:52, 05/09/2019

Pope urges Balkans to embrace diversity Pope Francis has delivered prayers and speeches in North Macedonia, the birthplace of Mother Theresa. He has urged for unity in a country struggling with deepening political division....
23:13, 05/07/2019

A coalition of CEOs wants to get boards to commit to diversity A coalition of chief executives is trying to get more corporate boards to create diversity plans at U.S. companies, a senior official with the group said Wednesday....
21:13, 06/12/2019

Token hires don’t help diversity, making core changes does Discussing diversity and inclusion (D&I) practices in the workplace can be a delicate subject — but it shouldn’t be. Rather than dance around the subject or get defensive about the reason for the imbalance, I believe HR leaders and CEOs must make a c...
00:39, 06/26/2019

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present....
21:13, 06/18/2019

The DeanBeat: How the game industry can get better at diversity and inclusion Rami Ismail, Sarah Elmaleh, Kate Edwards, Myiriame Lachapelle, and Katie Scott spoke at Gamelab about how to improve diversity and inclusion in gaming.Read More...
13:26, 08/03/2019

Why CES Group is investing in diversity ventures for the first time The CTA has been criticized in the past for falling short on diversity when it comes to the keynote speakers at CES. But it is making up for that.Read More...
22:39, 08/10/2019

How CES is getting back on track with sexual innovation and diversity The next CES in January 2020 will include tech-based sexual products on a one-year trial basis as part of the Health and Wellness product category.Read More...
15:26, 07/17/2019

Top DCCC staffer out amid diversity uproar The executive director of the House Democrats’ campaign arm is stepping down amid an outcry from Democratic lawmakers over the lack of diversity in the committee’s senior ranks. Executive Director Allison Jaslow, a close confidante of Democratic Cong...
00:39, 07/30/2019

Wondering at the ‘Special Universe’ of Gay Life in All Its Diversity In “Out of the Shadows,” Walt Odets looks at the trauma and shame that still plague gay men, and argues for more self-actualized and authentic lives....
13:00, 05/31/2019

Apple unveils new emojis to increase diversity In an effort to bring more diversity to its emoji collection, Apple announced Tuesday a new line of characters that include images representing the disabled along with expanded relationship options....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Mindy Kaling: ‘I was so embarrassed about being a diversity hire’ The star of The Office and The Mindy Project has defied typecasting by writing her own roles – and working very hard. She talks about Late Night, her new film with Emma Thompson, remaking Four Weddings, and her own real life rom-com“Oh my God, I can’...
08:00, 05/31/2019

New York Knows Its Arts Organizations Have a Diversity Problem. Now What? The city asked cultural institutions, including museums and performing arts centers, to draw up plans to make their staff and board members more diverse....
18:39, 07/29/2019

Sex tech is in, skimpy outfits are out as CES addresses diversity A debacle involving a women's massager at this year's CES is the latest installment in a series of discriminatory incidents at the show.       ...
23:52, 07/17/2019

Sephora closes stores for diversity training NEW YORK (AP) — Sephora is closing its U.S. stores for an hour to host “inclusion workshops” for its 16,000 employees, just over a month after R&B star SZA said she had security called on her while shopping at a store in California. The b...
13:52, 06/05/2019

Sephora closes US stores for diversity training Sephora is closing its U.S. stores for an hour Wednesday morning to host "inclusion workshops" for its 16,000 employees, just over a month after R&B star SZA said she had security called on her while shopping at a store in California....
17:13, 06/05/2019

Understanding Manny Pacquiao’s strength and conditioning routine Former pro heavyweight and current strength and conditioning coach for Manny Pacquiao, Justin Fortune, talks about training the Filipino icon The post Understanding Manny Pacquiao’s strength and conditioning routine appeared first on Boxing New...
02:39, 07/20/2019

Odell Beckham Jr shows off arm strength during workout session Odell Beckham Jr. proved in his last season with the New York Giants he can catch and throw the football to make touchdowns. He showed that talent off to his new team this week....
17:52, 07/11/2019

The strength of compassion: Toni Morrison dies, aged 88 She was the first African-American writer to win a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993. She also won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988, for her novel "Beloved" and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom....
07:00, 08/07/2019

Boeing's Latest 737 MAX Concern: Pilots' Physical Strength Efforts to get Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners back in the air are being delayed in part by concerns about whether the average pilot has enough physical strength to turn a manual crank in an emergency....
14:13, 06/19/2019

La Liga: Under-Strength Barcelona Beaten By Celta Vigo Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho were all among those left out ahead of the Champions League showdown against Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday....
18:13, 05/05/2019

Pak Trying To Increase Strength Of Terrorists Along Line Of Control: Army Pakistan has intensified its efforts at increasing the strength of terrorists in launch pads along the Line of Control over the past few days and pushing infiltrators into Jammu and Kashmir, a top......
10:39, 08/06/2019

"Mahamilawati Parties Don't Want To Recognize India's Strength": PM Modi Launching a fresh tirade against the opposition alliance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said "mahamilawati" parties do not want to acknowledge India's growing strength in the international arena....
11:13, 05/05/2019

‘Super strength’ lice are becoming immune to over-the-counter remedies It’s the attack of the super lice — and it’s costing parents a fortune. Parents in Australia are bugging out over “super strength” lice, which require them to spend hundreds of dollars at specialized clinics when over-th...
20:52, 07/02/2019

Daniel Jones is erasing any arm-strength doubts: ‘He’s a player’ In so many words, Mike Shula had to say it at least three times in a short span Friday: It’s still early. But after seeing the way Daniel Jones unleashed a perfect 50-yard pass down the sideline to Paul Perkins on Thursday, the Giants offensive coord...
09:00, 08/03/2019

Yankees’ biggest strength falters in another strange loss TORONTO — When James Paxton exited in the fifth inning, the Yankees’ bullpen was asked to handle the Blue Jays’ bats across the remaining frames. The strength of the Yankees and the top reason they lead the AL East has been the relievers. Yet that bu...
05:13, 06/06/2019

Strength in Numbers: Warriors' non-stars come up big when needed most The Golden State Warriors' supporting cast made as big a splash as the Splash Brothers in a Game 2 win over the Toronto Raptors.        ...
18:39, 06/03/2019

Strength in numbers: The Raptors beat the Warriors at their own game The Warriors' blueprint was to make things tough on Kawhi Leonard. It worked. But Golden State wasn't prepared for Pascal Siakam and Toronto's band of non-stars....
11:26, 05/31/2019

'There will be conflict': Huawei founder says US underestimates company's strength Founder Ren Zhengfei says 5G plans will be unaffected and that US leaders do not realise the company’s strengthThe founder of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, has said the US “underestimates” the telecom giant’s strength, and that conflict with America was inev...
05:39, 05/21/2019

Analyst: Military parades can be good showing off strength Defense analysts say Trump's decision to display the military may be a response to the perceived lessening of U.S. influence globally -- as other countries display their military might....
04:00, 07/05/2019

China voices strength, pushes nationalism around trade war China's ruling Communist Party is taking a newly aggressive approach in how it portrays the worsening trade dispute with the United States — projecting stability and stirring up nationalistic sentiment in the process....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Manulife profit beats on strength in Asia unit Canada's largest insurer insurer Manulife Financial Corp on Wednesday edged past estimates for second-quarter profit, helped by strength in Asia unit, its biggest....
04:00, 08/08/2019

Novelist Pat Barker hits out at 'fashionable' diversity schemes Prize-winning author says she distrusts post-Brexit interest in regional and working-class voicesThe Man Booker prize-winning author Pat Barker says she “distrusts” London publishing’s recent burst in diversity initiatives, calling the rise in intere...
21:52, 05/26/2019

Sephora closing for diversity training after complaint by singer SZA Cosmetics retailer Sephora will close all its U.S. locations this week to conduct employee diversity training -- after accusations of racial profiling by singer SZA....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Sephora will close for diversity training after incident with celebrity Sephora will close all locations on June 5 to hold diversity training for its staff after R&B singer SZA accused the store of racial profiling in April....
14:52, 06/03/2019

Gucci hires diversity chief after blackface scandal Gucci has hired a new person to oversee its diversity and inclusion efforts following the disastrous publicity it received for selling a racist sweater....
11:00, 07/31/2019

DCCC's Allison Jaslow resigns over diversity complaints Allison Jaslow resigned Monday as executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee amid criticism that the organization lacks diversity in its leadership....
14:39, 07/30/2019

5 unmissable events in Amsterdam to improve workplace diversity Diversity and inclusion: they’re topics many companies talk about, especially around the time of Pride — but how can we follow through with initiatives that make a difference? At TQ, TNW’s curated tech spaces in Amsterdam, we do our best to help tech...
23:13, 07/26/2019

DCCC in 'complete chaos' as uproar over diversity intensifies The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is in full-blown turmoil.Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairwoman Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) was set to make an unplanned trip to Washington from her district Monday amid an outcry from top bla...
00:39, 07/30/2019

Miss India pageant slammed for lack of diversity The Miss India pageant has come under fire for lacking diversity after a newspaper released headshots of the 30 finalist that looked shockingly identical....
03:26, 05/31/2019

Mordhau developer denies it was planning a “toggle” for diversity Enlarge / A bunch of white guys fighting with medieval weaponry in Mordhau. (credit: Triternion) Since its launch in April, medieval combat sim Mordhau has been a surprise hit for freshman development studio Triternion, selling over a million copie...
04:26, 07/03/2019

A crucial population of lions has lost much of its genetic diversity Lions in the important Kavango-Zambezi conservation area may be less able to adapt to climate change due to a loss of genetic variation over the past century...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Sephora Will Shut Down for an Hour of Diversity Training Tomorrow In April, R&B star SZA said a Sephora employee called security to monitor her. Now the makeup store will take an hour off to address diversity and inclusion....
12:00, 06/04/2019

Les Ferdinand calls for more diversity as FA reviews discrimination bans • Governing body looking at length of match-based suspensions• Ferdinand says more diversity in leadership roles is neededThe Football Association has confirmed it is reviewing its minimum ban for cases involving discrimination but the former England...
19:52, 07/25/2019

Two Democrats from Pennsylvania exemplify the diversity of the freshman class How Speaker Nancy Pelosi navigates the distance from the farthest left corner to the farthest right corner will determine how she gets graded in her second tenure as speaker....
05:13, 05/16/2019

Naomi Campbell says racial diversity in fashion should not be just a trend Racial diversity in fashion has improved in recent years, but the industry must not treat it like a catwalk trend, British model Naomi Campbell told Reuters in an interview....
01:52, 06/25/2019

Are streaming platforms helping make the case for diversity? Netflix and the Cannes Film Festival have a spat about how the streaming platform's content is distributed. But could Cannes be missing out on content that is revolutionizing the industry's approach to diversity?...
14:00, 05/17/2019

L Brands Lifts Outlook on Strength of Bath & Body Works Victoria’s Secret owner L Brands raised its profit outlook for the year as the retailer beat overall sales targets in the latest quarter thanks to Bath & Body Works....
02:52, 05/23/2019

The U.S. still reigns over women’s soccer, but challengers to the throne are gaining strength Megan Rapinoe had another statement performance with two goals in a quarterfinal win against France, but she noted “it’s no secret we have to get better.”...
08:26, 06/29/2019

Di Resta explains R-Motorsport Aston Martin DTM strategy strength One-time DTM champion Paul di Resta says his R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad is able to excel on its strategic decisions because of the new manufacturer's current level of performance...
14:39, 05/28/2019

North Korea accuses U.S. of 'evil ambition,' says use of strength not a U.S. monopoly North Korea on Wednesday accused the United States of showing bad faith in negotiations by conducting nuclear and missile tests and military drills as part of an "evil ambition" to conquer North Korea by force, even while advocating dialogue....
04:00, 05/30/2019

Toyota Seeks Tech Strength With Investment in Didi Chuxing Toyota will invest $600 million in Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing, in the Japanese auto maker’s latest push to expand its technology portfolio....
10:39, 07/25/2019

John Senden finds strength from son who’s battling brain tumor CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Golf is a constant mind game. It doesn’t matter how good your skills are — if your mind’s not right, you have no chance. That applies to everyone from Tiger Woods to the 35-handicap at the local muni. So you wonder how a guy l...
06:26, 05/03/2019

Akamai beats revenue estimates on cyber-security strength Akamai Technologies Inc beat analysts' estimates for first-quarter revenue on Tuesday, powered by demand for its cyber-security services and its traditional business of helping speed up content delivery on the web....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Luck, health and strength of schedule will decide Nationals’ fate Per FanGraphs, the Nationals have a 23 percent chance to win the division and a 42 percent chance to make the playoffs, but there is reason to believe those numbers can improve....
20:39, 05/20/2019

Boris Johnson Shows Strength in Conservative Leadership Contest Mr. Johnson received 114 of the 313 votes in the first round of balloting to find a successor to Theresa May. His nearest challenger, Jeremy Hunt, had 43....
15:39, 06/13/2019

Mortals Foolishly Test Giannis Antetokounmpo's Grip Strength Some YouTubers were recently invited to test Giannis Antetokounmpo’s grip strength, and they did not do well. This may come as a shock, but having hands that measure a full foot from tip of thumb to tip of pinkie are an asset when protecting the bask...
03:26, 07/27/2019

CNN Iowa poll: Warren, Buttigieg show strength and five more key takeaways This weekend's new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden leading the pack with 24% and a close fight for second between Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at 16%, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 15% and South Ben...
21:26, 06/10/2019

Trial of strength at 2,000 meters altitude: Celtic wrestling in Austria Every year around St. Jacob's Day, men from Austria's Salzburg region grapple with each other in a natural arena at the top of the Hundstein mountain in a traditional martial arts contest - the Hundstoa, or Jakobi Ranggeln....
16:13, 07/29/2019

Export-Import Bank returns to full strength after 4 years The U.S. Senate revived the Export-Import Bank to full strength Wednesday by confirming three new members, giving it the membership it needs to approve some $40 million in deals that languished for four years....
23:52, 05/08/2019

Scientists create super-strength 'snail slime superglue' A reversible snail slime-like substance has been found to be 89 times stronger than gecko adhesion and proved to be strong enough to hold the weight of an entire human body....
15:13, 06/18/2019

Airbnb records 30% growth rate in Q1 on booking strength -source Airbnb Inc recorded $9.4 billion in total booking value in the first quarter, up 31% from the year-ago quarter, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday, a key number that could help pull in investors as the home-sharing company plans its for...
17:00, 08/17/2019

Alabama assistant strength coach arrested for second DUI in last 2 ½ years This is Alabama assistant strength coach Josh Chapman’s second DUI charge in the last 2 ½ years after being arrested for the same offence in 2017.       ...
22:39, 07/07/2019

Corretja: Murray's strength behind comeback... but don't expect singles return soon "Alex Corretja hailed Andy Murray’s powers of recovery, with him poised to make his first competitive appearance in the doubles of this year’s Fever Tree Championships."...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Richie Incognito Will Get Work As Long As The NFL Mistakes Fear For Strength Three teams worked out Richie Incognito during the 2014 NFL season. They probably could have used him, both because Incognito had by then become a pretty good NFL guard after an early career marked by bad penalties and bullshit and because teams woul...
20:13, 06/03/2019

Nasdaq beats quarterly profit on strength in non-trading units U.S. exchange operator Nasdaq Inc beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, as a boost in its non-trading businesses, including information services, overshadowed a softer trading environment....
14:13, 07/24/2019

Injured Indians ace Corey Kluber cleared for strength work DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland ace Corey Kluber has been cleared to work on strength building after having his broken arm evaluated. Indians manager Terry Francona said Friday the report on Kluber was good. He said Kluber has “the go ahead to do stre...
00:52, 06/15/2019

Pills gained strength as opioid crisis grew: analysis An Associated Press analysis of drug distribution data released as a result of lawsuits against the industry found that the amount of opioids as measured by total potency continued to rise early this decade even as the number of pills distributed beg...
13:52, 07/25/2019

U.S. jobless claims fall in sign of labor market strength The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, suggesting the labor market was holding firm despite a manufacturing slowdown and concerns the economy is on a path toward recession....
18:00, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Manulife profit beats on strength in Asia unit Canada's largest insurer insurer Manulife Financial Corp on Wednesday edged past estimates for second-quarter profit, helped by strength in Asia unit, its biggest....
04:52, 08/08/2019

Black, Latino Dems torch DCCC for lack of diversity House Democrats’ campaign arm is locked in a long-simmering battle with prominent black and Hispanic lawmakers who believe the party committee and its chairwoman have shortchanged people of color. Senior Hispanic and black members of Congress have pr...
14:00, 07/27/2019

Adam Silver Calls for More Gender Diversity in N.B.A. Officiating and Coaching In a talk in Washington, the N.B.A. commissioner also said that the Golden State Warriors were “not ideal” for the competitive balance of the league....
02:26, 05/10/2019

Merkel marks German constitution anniversary by celebrating diversity Angela Merkel celebrated 70 years since the signing of the German Basic Law with a speech before young immigrants taking part in an integration program. She said Germany had learned it was a country of immigration....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Video: How Boyfriend Dungeon’s diversity makes it a unique dating sim SPONSORED: Presented by Intel Love and relationships are complicated enough in real life, so it’s not too surprising that they’re tough to portray in games as well. But it’s the kind of challenge that Kitfox Games doesn’t like to back away from. Desi...
01:13, 05/31/2019

'No one should be left behind': Lenny Henry in diversity call as he wins award Lenny Henry has called for "no one to be left behind" in the entertainment industry after picking up the trophy for outstanding achievement at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards....
21:39, 07/07/2019

Sephora to close its stores June 5 for diversity training after SZA says she was profiled Sephora by Michael Seachang / Flickr By Janelle Griffith Sephora will close more than 400 stores in the United States on the morning of June 5 to host inclusion workshops for its employees, according to a statement posted on the company’s websi...
21:13, 06/03/2019

Black, Latino Dems torch campaign arm for lack of diversity The House Democrats’ campaign arm is locked in a long-simmering battle with prominent black and Hispanic lawmakers who believe the party committee and its chair have short-changed minorities. Senior Hispanic and black members of Congress have private...
07:00, 07/26/2019

Sephora to shut U.S. stores for day of diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
05:39, 06/03/2019

Gucci hires diversity chief after criticism over insensitive designs Garments from Italian fashion house have faced objections on racial and religious groundsGucci has appointed a diversity chief as part of a drive to restore its battered reputation after it was widely criticised for its use of racially charged and re...
00:39, 07/31/2019

Lewis Hamilton steps up drive to tackle F1’s ‘minimal diversity’ • World champion in talks with Motorsport UK to improve access• Pressure on Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to produce at Canadian GPLewis Hamilton is always outspoken about diversity in Formula One and has made his strongest commitment yet to changing th...
23:52, 06/07/2019

DCCC faces mass staff upheaval after uproar over diversity The top echelon of staffers at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee left their jobs Monday, a shakeup following a pair of POLITICO stories detailing deep unease with the party’s campaign apparatus over a lack of diversity.On Monday morning...
06:39, 07/30/2019

DOE panel approves diversity policy at raucous Chinatown meeting A city Department of Education panel approved its hotly divisive diversity policy this week, infuriating Asian parents who turned out for a raucous meeting in Chinatown, where they blasted the city for failing to initially provide a Chinese translato...
01:26, 08/03/2019

Sephora to shut U.S. stores for diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
06:26, 06/03/2019

Review: A ‘Stonewall’ Opera Reflects the Diversity of Queer History New York City Opera has commissioned a new work for the 50th anniversary of the riots that have come to signify the birth of the gay rights movement....
20:39, 06/23/2019

Dropbox Chief of Staff: Diversity and inclusion begin with hiring During her keynote at TNW’s 2019 conference today, Dropbox‘s Carmen Pop was quick to denote the differences between diversity and inclusion, and how both companies and individuals can promote both in Silicon Valley. Pop, who is Dropbox‘s Chief of Sta...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Adidas Sells Diversity. Black Employees Say It Doesn’t Practice It. Fewer than 4.5 percent of the workers at the company’s North American headquarters identify as black. Members of that small group say they feel ignored and sometimes discriminated against....
12:00, 06/19/2019

Opinon: Digitalization exerting massive pressure on media diversity The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is financially supporting DW's Global Media Forum. State Premier Armin Laschet explains how politics can contribute to media diversity and freedom of expression....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Businesses must promote diversity – not just because it's good for the bottom line | Tim Ryan Too many of America’s workplaces are not representative of our communities. In a divided country, we have a duty to advance diversity and inclusionWe’re living in a country of growing division and tension, and it’s having an impact at work. But it’s ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

More racial diversity in U.S. police departments unlikely to reduce shootings: study White police officers in the United States are no more likely to shoot dead minorities than black or Hispanic officers, undercutting the idea that increasing racial diversity in police departments would reduce those shootings, a study released on Mon...
07:26, 07/23/2019

Brooklyn ‘ISIS sniper’ came to US from Kazakhstan through diversity lottery: official The Kazakhstan-born Brooklyn man who the feds say betrayed America — by becoming a top ISIS sniper in Syria — had come to the US through the diversity lottery, the head of US Citizenship and Immigration Services revealed in an angry twe...
12:26, 07/21/2019

More officer diversity won't cut racial disparity in US police shootings – study Research found as percentage of black officers who fired in fatal shootings increased, the citizen shot was more likely to be blackIncreasing the diversity of America’s police officers will not necessarily cut racial disparities in fatal police shoot...
08:52, 07/23/2019

Google’s Earth Day 2019 Doodle Celebrates Nature’s Diversity To celebrate Earth Day 2019, Google has created a Doodle featuring fun facts about six fascinating creatures. When you click on Sunday’s Earth Day Google Doodle, it zooms in to show some of the creatures that dwell on the Earth’s many dif...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Medtronic posts Q4 profit beat on surgical instruments business strength Medtronic reported a nearly 20% drop in quarterly profit on Thursday, hurt by lower sales in its cardiac and vascular business that makes heart valves and stents....
14:13, 05/23/2019

Devon energy raises U.S. oil output forecast on Delaware basin strength U.S. oil and gas producer Devon Energy Corp raised its full-year oil production forecast and reported a quarterly profit on Tuesday, benefiting from lower expenses and higher output from its assets in the Delaware basin....
02:13, 08/07/2019

Andy Murray targets Australian Open for return to peak strength • Murray will use Asian tournaments to prepare for Melbourne• ‘I’m certainly not going to go backwards from here’Andy Murray is hoping to be back to the peak of his physical powers in time for the 2020 Australian Open after making his singles return....
14:41, 08/13/2019

Airbnb records 30% growth rate in first-quarter on booking strength: source Airbnb Inc recorded $9.4 billion in total booking value in the first quarter, up 31% from the year-ago quarter, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday, a key number that could help pull in investors as the home-sharing company plans its for...
05:26, 08/17/2019

Gaining Strength in Spain, Sánchez Emerges as Beacon for Socialism in Europe The prime minister has completed a remarkable comeback, consolidating a victory in national elections with a strong showing for the European Parliament....
18:52, 05/29/2019

VMware's proposed Pivotal acquisition shows Cloud Foundry's strength Not so long ago there were fears that Cloud Foundry and other Platform-as-a-Service programs were on their way out. VMware's proposed purchase of Pivotal shows there's a dance in the old PaaS yet....
08:13, 08/17/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims unchanged, point to labor market strength The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was unchanged last week, suggesting the labor market remains on solid footing despite slowing economic activity....
15:52, 06/06/2019

Even in a rocky outing, Stephen Strasburg shows why Nationals’ strength is their starters Washington will have to rely on its rotation to get back in the NL East race, and Strasburg displayed toughness after a terrible first inning against the White Sox....
08:26, 06/05/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Police Ban in Show of Strength After Tumult After days of violence and warnings from the Chinese government, organizers estimated at least 1.7 million people had turned out, making it the second- largest march of the protests....
20:26, 08/18/2019

U.S. coach Ellis hails mental strength in 'hardest route to final' The United States have had to endure the hardest route to a women's World Cup final ever, coach Jill Ellis said on Tuesday, but added that her players' grit and determination had set them apart from the competition....
07:52, 07/03/2019

Sephora to shut US stores for a day to conduct diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
10:39, 06/03/2019

Sephora to shut US stores for diversity training after SZA racial profiling claim R&B singer SZA, who is black, said in April she was racially profiled at a Sephora store in CalabasasThe Sephora beauty chain will close all its US stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for empl...
10:52, 06/03/2019

A year after Qatar boss' gaffe, airlines still pay 'lip service' to diversity: executives A year after Qatar Airways boss' remark that a woman could not do his job drew scathing criticism, airline executives called out the industry for paying only "lip service" to diversity and not pushing to get more women out of cabins and into boardroo...
08:52, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 4-Sephora to shut U.S. stores for diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices for an hour on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated si...
00:52, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Sephora to shut U.S. stores for day of diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
06:26, 06/03/2019

Showing Their True Stripes? A New Report Reveals Diversity Concerns at Adidas Prior to inking her highly touted new deal with Adidas, Beyoncé reportedly walked out of a meeting with competitor Reebok due to a lack of diversity on its pitch team. But as an investigative report by the New York Times revealed on Wednesday, Adidas...
12:52, 06/22/2019

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake cavern in a huge, empty warehouse in the huge, boiling New Mexico desert. I’m part of a film crew shoot...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Google rejects plans to fight sexual harassment and boost diversity Board rejects all 13 shareholder proposals to address a range of issues even as workers protest outside eventAlphabet, the parent company of Google, failed to pass several proposals to address sexual harassment, antitrust issues and diversity policie...
00:13, 06/20/2019

Racial diversity dispute spurs shakeup at House Democratic campaign arm The congresswoman who heads the campaign arm for U.S. House of Representatives Democrats has acknowledged mistakes after lawmakers complained about a lack of racial diversity within the organization, and she named a Cuban-American as interim executiv...
09:00, 07/31/2019

Sephora closing stores for diversity training day following Sza's accusation of profiling Sephora is shutting down its stores across the U.S. for one day. The chain says employees will participate in diversity training.        ...
18:39, 06/04/2019

Sephora closes all US stores for diversity training after racial profiling allegation Beauty chain acts after singer SZA says security was called on her, but many experts are sceptical of such training’s effectivenessThe beauty chain Sephora is closing its US stores for an hour on Wednesday morning to hold diversity training for the c...
05:26, 06/06/2019

Uli Hoeness takes center stage at football discussion lacking diversity Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness and Schalke's Clemens Tönnies were part of a panel at Bonn's academy for research and teaching talking about the role of football in Germany....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Nicholas Sparks defends diversity record at school after emails leak Author of The Notebook and school’s co-founder says emails to former headmaster are ‘not news’ ahead of trial in AugustBestselling romantic novelist Nicholas Sparks has rejected claims that he fostered an anti-LGBT environment at a school that he co-...
22:39, 06/17/2019

Foreign students fear Germany's tuition fees damage diversity Increased living costs and non-EU tuition fees are fueling concern among foreign students. They worry that the hiked prices encourage exclusiveness and that Germany will no longer be a sought-after study destination....
11:00, 08/20/2019

Sephora to close its stores for company-wide diversity training on June 5 Sephora is following in the footsteps of Nike, Starbucks and Papa Johns by hosting diversity training after SZA tweeted she was racially profiled.        ...
18:13, 05/30/2019

'Disastrous' lack of diversity in AI industry perpetuates bias, study finds Report says an overwhelmingly white and male field has reached ‘a moment of reckoning’ over discriminatory systemsLack of diversity in the artificial intelligence field has reached “a moment of reckoning”, according to new findings published by a New...
18:52, 05/01/2019

The party of white men? Will Hurd's exit exposes Republicans' diversity problem Hurd’s departure set to leave one Republican African American in Congress – and 41 of 53 sitting GOP senators are white menFour months ago, the woman in charge of recruiting Republicans to run for Congress in the 2020 elections lectured her party abo...
21:26, 08/02/2019

'Peace through strength': Navy sails an aircraft carrier through disputed South China Sea The U.S. Navy sailed an aircraft carrier through the South China Sea in a show of force against China in the midst of disputes over the strategically crucial trade zone....
03:39, 08/08/2019

Nvidia revenue tops expectations on strength in video gaming, auto units Nvidia Corp on Thursday said new high-end graphics chips for video gamers was bringing its core business back to "normalized" levels and raising profitability, as the company posted quarterly results ahead of Wall Street targets, sending shares up 5%...
07:52, 08/16/2019

Iowa strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle to make $800,000 in base salary Iowa football assistants were due a 10% raise after a Top 25 finish in the poll. That brings strength coach Chris Doyle to an annual salary of $800,000.       ...
02:13, 08/02/2019

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Strength of schedule projections for all 32 teams Who's got an easy schedule in 2019? Whose September might make you rethink putting your trust in them? Dave Richard crunches the numbers to rank every team's 2019 schedule....
03:26, 07/09/2019

Opinion: Andrew Luck shows strength in walking away. But some Colts fans just don't get it Andrew Luck deserved better than boos he heard from Colts fans after his retirement news. His decision to walk away from the NFL took great strength.       ...
13:00, 08/25/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Dollar strength pressures Latam FX; IMF trims growth outlook A strong U.S. dollar and sliding oil prices dragged on Latin American currencies on Tuesday, while stocks were mixed amid expectations central banks around the world would cut interest rates soon. An index of Latin American currencies dropped 0.6...
17:13, 07/23/2019

"Trade Tensions Sapping World Economy's Strength": IMF Cuts Global Growth Global trade tensions and continued uncertainty are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a "precarious" 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday....
16:52, 07/23/2019

Maduro rallies Venezuela armed forces as show of strength, saying ‘Loyal forever’ The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country's crisis was on display Saturday as President Nicolas Maduro sought to keep its support and opposition leader Juan Guaido tried to woo the armed forces to his side....
20:52, 05/04/2019

Putin’s treatment of protesters and rivals shows weakness, not strength | Simon Tisdall The shocking treatment of Alexei Navalny and the arrest of hundreds of protesters expose the dark underside of the presidencyVladimir Putin is no ordinary two-faced politician. For Russia’s Janus-like president, double-speak, disingenuousness and dup...
16:39, 07/29/2019

UPDATE 3-3M profit beats as strength in healthcare helps battle slowing China 3M Co's quarterly profit beat estimates on Thursday as the company's efforts to bolster its healthcare business helped it counter sluggish demand in its traditional industrial and transportation units due to a slowdown in China....
19:39, 07/25/2019

Capitals’ blue line depth is an oft-touted strength, one that may be tested by offseason turnover Washington has long touted defense as the jewel of its prospect pipeline, and with turnover to the Capitals’ corps expected this summer, that organizational depth might finally be tested....
18:39, 05/17/2019

Risks aside, Trump's team sees China trade stance as strength in 2020 As trade talks resume between China and the United States, President Donald Trump's advisers are confident he can portray his stance against Beijing as a strength in the 2020 election, despite making concessions and having no deal in sight....
11:13, 07/11/2019

Southeast Asian leaders emphasize economic strength in face of U.S.-China tensions Southeast Asian leaders agreed on Sunday to work together on regional economy and security to strengthen their positions amid growing U.S.-China tensions, as they wrapped up this year's first summit in Bangkok....
14:52, 06/23/2019

In-depth Google Pixel 3a durability test highlights the strength of plastic (video) If you've been holding off on buying Google's budget-friendly new Pixel 3a or 3a XL for fear of making a major build quality compromise, the ultimate durability test is here to prove you have absolutely nothing to be worried about.Yes, the Pixel 3a i...
17:39, 05/28/2019

JPMorgan profit beats estimates on lending strength; net interest margin dips JPMorgan Chase & Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as higher interest income and buoyant consumer lending offset lower activity at its trading desks....
16:13, 07/16/2019

Writing Cover Stories Is Hard. For Atlantic Editor, Talking About Diversity Is Harder. “It’s really, really hard to write a 10,000-word cover story,” Jeffrey Goldberg said in an interview about writers who can produce marquee magazine pieces. He said his comments were misconstrued....
03:00, 06/08/2019

Michelle Obama after Trump's racist tweets: 'What truly makes our country great is diversity' Former first lady Michelle Obama in a tweet Friday made an oblique reference to President Donald Trump's racist jabs against a foursome of first-term congresswomen of color, saying that "what truly makes our country great is its diversity."...
03:13, 07/21/2019

Chamillionaire, E-40 Join Forces to Invest in Minority Startups: 'We Have to Create More Diversity in This Industry' While recording artist and entrepreneur Chamillionaire might be laying low these days on the Billboard charts, he’s been making plenty of noise as an angel investor. And with a portfolio that includes investments in Lyft, Ring (acquired by Amazon for...
03:39, 06/01/2019

Sephora to shut US stores for diversity training after racial incident involving singer SZA Sephora will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices for an hour on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, following a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
06:26, 06/04/2019

Just 7% of Canadian exporters familiar with CETA as Trudeau pushes trade diversity: survey The vast majority of exporters, which are positioned to benefit from the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, could very well be asking: CETA who?...
13:26, 07/19/2019

Airbnb Hires Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt as Head of Global Diversity and Belonging On Wednesday, Airbnb took more steps towards diversity, inclusion and equity by announcing Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt as Head of Global Diversity and Belonging. Thomas-Hunt will serve on Airbnb’s Executive Team and take the helm for strategy and executio...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Tesla loses another exec: HR vice president and head of diversity Felicia Mayo Tesla loses vice president of HR and head of diversity, Felicia Mayo, one of a few black woman executives to break Silicon Valley's glass ceiling....
02:13, 06/19/2019

Diversity concerns at House Democrats’ campaign committee lead top staffer to quit Allison Jaslow resigned Monday as executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee amid grumbles targeting its chair, Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.)....
02:13, 07/30/2019

Sorry, Facebook and Google, Ellen Pao says startups will fix Silicon Valley's diversity problem New data suggests that if startups make an early commitment to diversity, they could reverse decades of discrimination in tech.        ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

Proving ‘Diversity & Inclusion’ Are in Fashion, Chanel Hires Its 1st Head of D & I—but Not a Person of Color Often, the best way to confront a scandal is to avoid creating one in the first place. After a flurry of major brands—including Gucci, Prada and H&M—quickly scrambled to create diversity-focused positions, boards and initiatives following major g...
01:00, 07/17/2019

Jonathan Van Ness Demands More "Racial and Size" Diversity in LGBTQ Advocacy Groups If you see--or don't see--something, say something! After celebrating World Pride in New York City over the weekend, Jonathan Van Ness took to Instagram where he shared his thoughts......
05:13, 07/02/2019

Joe Biden’s dominating the early polls, but his biggest strength will be put to the test at the first Democratic debates this month AP Photo/Paul Vernon Former Vice President Joe Biden is currently leading the early Democratic primary polls, partially thanks to his perceived strength against President Donald Trump. Biden is largely succeeding because other candidates are not per...
22:39, 06/03/2019

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Reduce blood sugar levels by building muscle strength TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. To reduce blood sugar levels it’s important to follow a healthy diet and exercise....
15:00, 07/30/2019

Hurricane watch issued in Louisiana as tropical system gains strength in Gulf of Mexico The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
23:13, 07/10/2019

Consumer strength is 'deteriorating before our very eyes,' Wall Street bear David Rosenberg warns Gluskin Sheff's David Rosenberg predicts one of the strongest parts of the U.S. economy will disappoint Wall Street and lead to a market meltdown....
04:00, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 2-JPMorgan profit beats estimates on lending strength; net interest margin dips JPMorgan Chase & Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as higher interest income and buoyant consumer lending offset lower activity at its trading desks....
15:52, 07/16/2019

DCCC sees staff shakeup amid diversity concerns, chairwoman calls it ‘sobering day’ The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced a new interim executive director and other top staff changes on Monday after reported criticism that the staff did not reflect the diversity of the Democratic Party. ...
11:00, 07/30/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' star Brie Larson wants Marvel to 'move faster' in pushing for diversity “Avengers: Endgame” and “Captain Marvel” star Brie Larson is proud to be a part of the ongoing push to show more diversity in Marvel movies, but the actress believes things could be moving a lot faster....
22:13, 04/29/2019

Aiming for Diversity: Meet the Organization Giving Black and Brown Communities a Shot at Archery The Black and Latino Archery Association (BLAA) is one of the few archery organizations geared toward promoting the sport to black and Latinx neighborhoods, where there is usually a lack of exposure to the sport. It also provides a place where people...
01:52, 08/16/2019

Hurricane warning issued in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry gains strength in Gulf of Mexico Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
02:39, 07/12/2019

Inside the Tragic Strength of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: How the Iconic First Lady Became the Picture of Poise and Heartbreak The young woman who would become Jacqueline Kennedy, and then Jackie O., wasn't raised to wear her heart on her sleeve. Jacqueline Bouvier was raised to grin and bear it. The......
21:00, 05/19/2019

Diversity Fail: Admissions Statistics Show That More Than 90% Of Harvard’s Incoming Freshman Class Is Made Up Of Nerds Harvard has made small strides on some measures of diversity in recent years, but there are still certain arenas in which the university is sorely lacking. Case in point: Admissions statistics reveal that more than 90% of Harvard’s incoming freshman ...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 90s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual assault, dismissing education about multicultural awareness and accusing a major LGBTQ group of exploit...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Social, cultural diversity ‘an enormous richness, not a threat’ Guterres declares calling on investment for a harmonious future Like a well-tuned orchestra, successful modern societies have a balance of diversity and culture, that is a source of “enormous richness, not a threat” said the UN chief on Monday, speaking alongside UN Messenger of Peace, acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma ...
21:26, 05/27/2019

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 1990s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual assault, dismissing education about multicultural awareness and accusing a major LGBTQ group of exploit...
06:52, 08/23/2019

How to Raise an Activist Over the past few years, I admit to having moments in which I’ve thrown my hands up and said, “It’s going to be up to our kids to fix the mess we’ve made for them. They already seem more capable than we’ve ever been.” Of course, I’d much prefer that ...
07:26, 08/03/2019

'Game of Thrones' star Nathalie Emmanuel says the reaction to Missandei's death can serve as a diversity lesson for casting future shows HBO Actress Nathalie Emmanuel, who played Missandei on "Game of Thrones," recently spoke to Entertainment Tonight about how many viewers had such strong reactions to Missandei's death. The reaction was especially strong because Missandei was the on...
05:52, 08/01/2019

Making Good on Its Promise to Make Change, Gucci Announces a Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion—and It’s a Woman of Color Representation matters. It matters at the ballot box, at the box office, and most importantly, in the boardroom. And as Gucci and any number of fashion brands have discovered, it matters when it comes to the bottom line. After weathering a media fire...
05:26, 08/02/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; 50,000 without power - so far Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecasters warn that it could strengthen to a hurricane in the warmer Gulf waters....
13:52, 07/13/2019

Johnson & Johnson beats profit estimates on pharma strength, raises sales outlook Johnson & Johnson raised its full-year sales forecast as demand for its cancer drugs Darzalex and Imbruvica helped it exceed estimates for second-quarter profit on Tuesday....
16:13, 07/16/2019

Kenny Rogers hospitalized for dehydration, will have physical therapy to get 'strength back' Entertainer Kenny Rogers has been admitted to a Georgia hospital for dehydration, according to his official Twitter account.        ...
04:39, 06/01/2019

A is for Activist: why children’s books are getting political Children’s literature is seeing a ‘seismic shift’ in diversity as authors say they want to make sure children of color see themselves representedSeveral years ago, Susan Darraj’s 10-year-old daughter came to her with a question: “How come none of the...
13:52, 05/02/2019

9/11 activist hailed for bravery at funeral A former police detective who fought for the extension of health benefits for Sept. 11 responders has been remembered as a hero at his funeral Wednesday. Detective Luis Alvarez died Saturday after a three-year battle with colorectal cancer. (July 3) ...
05:39, 07/04/2019

PPG Says It Won't Break Up, Despite Pressure From Activist Investor PPG Industries won’t split its units making building paints and industrial coatings, choosing to forge ahead as a unified company after facing pressure from an activist investor to maximize value in its disparate operations....
02:52, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Johnson & Johnson beats profit estimates on pharma strength, raises sales outlook Johnson & Johnson raised its full-year sales forecast as demand for its cancer drugs Darzalex and Imbruvica helped it exceed estimates for second-quarter profit on Tuesday....
15:52, 07/16/2019

Analysis: 'Strength in Numbers' paying off big for Warriors Analysis: Steve Kerr's 'Strength in Numbers' mantra paying off for Warriors in the NBA Finals        ...
12:39, 06/03/2019

Is Off-White Too White? Virgil Abloh Criticized for Lacking Diversity on His Staff He has been hailed as a gamechanger in the fashion world, but is Virgil Abloh really changing the game for other black talents? That was the question raised by a now-deleted Instagram story published by Abloh on Tuesday, chronicling a dinner party th...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Surprise from 2013 Masters champ Adam Scott gives cancer patient strength to 'keep fighting' Lisa Yarbro was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in March. At WGC Memphis, her favorite golfer Adam Scott surprised her with a meeting.        ...
04:52, 07/28/2019

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager......
19:39, 07/17/2019

Teen activist to travel to US by boat because she refuses to fly Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has revealed she's travelling from Britain to the US next month by boat to attend two key conferences - because she refuses to fly....
14:13, 07/30/2019

Environmental activist murders double in 15 years Death toll almost half that of US troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001, data showsKillings of environmental defenders have doubled over the past 15 years to reach levels usually associated with war zones, according to a study that reveals...
23:00, 08/05/2019

Activist hacking declined 95 percent since 2015 Have you noticed a conspicuous absence of hacktivist attacks lately? You're not the only one. IBM's X-Force has published data showing that activist hacks dropped 95 percent since 2015, falling from a peak of 35 known incidents to just tw...
00:39, 05/19/2019

'He Should Go Back to Connecticut.' Barclays CEO Battles an Activist Jes Staley’s plans to compete with Wall Street have meet resistance from investor Edward Bramson, who owns a sizable stake. A Thursday showdown looms over a board seat....
17:39, 05/01/2019

Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in Islamabad Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country's military and politicians has been killed by unknown assailants in a wooded area of the capital, Islamabad....
09:52, 06/17/2019

US to decide whether to retry Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Federal prosecutors are getting ready to announce whether they’ll retry a border activist after a U.S. jury was unable to reach a verdict against him on charges of conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants. The deci...
15:00, 07/02/2019

SAP CEO welcomes 'fantastic' activist shareholder Elliott SAP CEO Bill McDermott on Tuesday welcomed a $1.3 billion investment by activist investor Elliott, saying the U.S. hedge fund group was aligned with his goal of expanding margins by driving top-line growth....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Brooklyn activist claims NYPD cop dousing was ‘fun that went too far’ A Brooklyn community activist said the gangbanger who was arrested Wednesday for the caught-on-camera water-soaking of cops in the borough had “no malicious intent.” “It was a little fun that went too far,” Jerome Bolden, 45, a tenant association pre...
05:39, 07/25/2019

Colombia: Thousands protest against activist slayings Across Colombia, protesters carried photos of murdered activists and signs reading: "No more bloodshed." Over 400 people have been killed in an alarming wave of violence since the 2016 peace deal was signed....
16:26, 07/27/2019

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter to migrants crossing over from Mexico....
12:13, 06/05/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg: We're still 'on square one' World leaders must show at an upcoming New York summit that they are heeding warnings on climate change, Greta Thunberg says. She made her remarks just days before she will travel to the US by boat to attend the meeting....
22:13, 08/05/2019

Activist Peltz urges Ferguson to sell UK arm One of the world's most prominent activist investors is pushing the FTSE-100 plumbing and heating giant Ferguson to sell its UK operations as part of a wholesale retreat from Britain....
01:52, 07/29/2019

Arab activist says CIA notified Norway of threat against him A Palestinian-born activist living in Norway under asylum protection has reportedly been whisked away to a secure location by Norwegian security after the CIA informed officials there that he could be in danger....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Ugandan activist jailed for a poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
19:00, 08/05/2019

Kim Kardashian keeps up with Tucson’s border activist case TUCSON –The trial continues Tuesday for the border activist detained in 2018 for allegedly harboring undocumented migrants in the U.S. Scott Warren, a volunteer with No More Deaths, is accused of conspiring to harbor and transport two Mexican nationa...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Rights activist in Chechnya freed on parole ARGUN, Russia (AP) — A prominent rights activist in the Russian province of Chechnya has been released on parole in a case that generated widespread international condemnation. Oyub Titiyev was released from jail Friday after a court in Chechnya rule...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Proposed Changes In RTI Act Are Regressive: Social Activist Aruna Roy The bill proposing changes in the RTI Act is regressive and aimed at undermining the independence of information commissions, social activist Aruna Roy said....
00:13, 07/23/2019

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it’s closely following Israel’s case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have called for a boycott of Israel or its settlements in the West Bank...
18:13, 05/24/2019

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Gets Life For RTI Activist's Murder In Gujarat A special CBI court today sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki and six others to life imprisonment for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 after he tried to expose illegal mining......
18:13, 07/11/2019

Russian LGBT+ activist killed in St. Petersburg Yelena Grigoryeva, a prominent local campaigner for LGBT+ rights, was found fatally stabbed in St. Petersburg. Fellow campaigners said she regularly received death threats, but police failed to act on the reports....
22:00, 07/23/2019

Watch: UK Minister Assaults Greenpeace Activist As Others Look On Greenpeace accused British minister Mark Field of assault after the Conservative politician was filmed physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in the City of London....
11:00, 06/21/2019

Ady Barkan, activist with ALS, testifies in favor of Medicare-for-all Delivering his remarks with the aid of a computer because his diaphragm no longer allows him to speak, Barkan called the Democratic proposal “the only solution to what ails the American health care system.”...
23:39, 04/30/2019

Ugandan activist jailed over poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
19:13, 08/08/2019

Activist rips on Hudson Bay’s $7 share offer Activist investor Jonathan Litt isn’t done rattling cages at Saks Fifth Avenue — but he may be too late. Saks owner Hudson’s Bay Co. announced plans to go private last week, prompting Litt — who pushed for a sale two years ago — to deride the $7.06 p...
09:39, 06/19/2019

Activist Urges Care.com to Explore Sale The hedge fund Engine Capital is urging Care.com, the largest marketplace for online caregivers, to pursue a sale, saying the company is “at a crossroads.”...
21:52, 08/15/2019

The strength of Big Little Lies season 2 lies in performances over plot I was definitely among the camp of people against the idea of a second season of Big Little Lies. The first season was so wonderfully crafted around the murder mystery at its center, once that was all revealed, and resolved, and concluded with the fi...
06:00, 06/10/2019

This activist Thai band is living in exile: ‘We are really in danger’ BANGKOK — They are members of a folk music group living communally in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, but they are in fear for their lives. The musicians from the band Faiyen fled their homes in neighboring Thailand in 2014, afraid of arrest afte...
21:39, 05/29/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the work to skip school every Friday....
16:13, 07/19/2019

Pakistani Blogger And Activist, Known For Criticism Of Army, Killed A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising the country's military and the spy agency ISI was killed by a man in Islamabad, the police said today....
12:13, 06/17/2019

Top Court Orders BJP Activist's Release, Says Must Apologise Immediately BJP activist Priyanka Sharma, who was arrested last week for sharing a morphed photo of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, must apologise immediately after her release, the Supreme Court said......
09:39, 05/14/2019

Closing arguments to be held in border activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to deliver closing statements on Friday in the criminal trial against a humanitarian aid volunteer who says he was fulfilling his duty to help others when he encountered two migrants near the U.S.-Mexico b...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arman Ali....
15:13, 07/04/2019

Border activist Scott Warren to be retried on 2 charges TUCSON – Prosecutors announced Tuesday morning the border activists charged on harboring counts will have a retrial. During Scott Warren’s trial in June, defense attorneys argued he was just being kind by giving two migrants water, food and lodging w...
04:39, 07/03/2019

"Not Done": Top Court Pulls Up Bengal For Delay In BJP Activist's Release The Supreme Court today questioned the West Bengal government why BJP activist Priyanka Sharma, who last shared a morphed photo of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was made to spend another night in......
12:52, 05/15/2019

The activist in that iconic photo says she climbed on a car to declare, 'Sudan is for all' When she climbed atop a car this week during a mass sit-in in Sudan, a 22-year-old activist aimed to rouse a crowd already intent on forcing the nation's President to step down, she told CNN....
01:52, 04/29/2019

Fortum will comment on activist proposals at Uniper when ready Finland's Fortum, Uniper's top shareholder, will state its position on activist proposals - some of which could trigger a breakup of the German firm - once it has formed a view, a spokeswoman for the group said....
14:26, 05/20/2019

Trian May Wage an Activist Campaign at Legg Mason Trian Fund Management may wage an activist campaign at Legg Mason and push the money manager to improve its flagging results, according to people familiar with the matter....
00:13, 05/15/2019

Factbox: Activist investor Elliott's top European holdings U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management announced on Thursday it had taken a 2.1% stake in German agrichemicals and pharma company Bayer Here are some of New York-headquartered Elliott's top holdings in Europe (in alphabetical order):...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Russian Activist Navalny Wasn't Poisoned, Officials Say Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was being treated for a mysterious illness, wasn’t poisoned as he and his supporters have claimed, according to Russian medical officials....
19:52, 07/31/2019

Venezuelan activist's wife, daughter arrive in Spain The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas....
22:13, 06/04/2019

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
06:26, 05/30/2019

RPT-Activist investor Bramson may get bloody nose at Barclays AGM Activist investor Edward Bramson is likely to fail in his attempt to get a board seat at Barclays' annual meeting next week, even though shareholders are dissatisfied with performance of the group's investment bank....
15:52, 04/28/2019

Generic version of HIV prevention drug on way after activist campaign Gilead Sciences, makers of HIV prevention drug Truvada, have announced that a generic version will be available as early as September 2020. Truvada, also called PrEP, is a daily pill that prevents those who take the drug from transmitting to their pa...
23:39, 05/09/2019

Japan's day care crisis is breeding a new kind of activist When Japanese politician Yuka Ogata decided to bring her 7-month-old child into Kumamoto's city assembly, she was hoping to set a precedent for working mothers. Instead, she embarked on a battle....
04:52, 07/08/2019

The Latest: Border activist who helped migrants now on trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in Arizona (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A lawyer for a border activist being tried in Tucson for helping two migrants with water, food and ...
06:00, 05/30/2019

David Koch, billionaire, GOP activist and philanthropist dies at 79 WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother Charles was both celebrated and demonized for transforming American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, died Friday at 79. The cause of death...
21:39, 08/23/2019

Naked activist rides through town on a HORSE – but nobody cares A NAKED activist channeled Lady Godiva as she rode through Melbourne on a horse to raise awareness for climate change, but not many people seemed to care....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Actress, singer and animal activist Doris Day dead at 97 Doris Day, versatile singer, actress, TV star, animal activist and radiant icon of sunny, funny femininity has died early Monday at age 97.        ...
16:39, 05/13/2019

Arizona border activist going on trial for helping migrants PHOENIX (AP) — A border activist charged with helping a pair of migrants with water, food and lodging is set to go on trial in U.S. court in Arizona. Defendant Scott Daniel Warren has argued that his spiritual values compel him to help all people in ...
20:39, 05/28/2019

Russia arrests suspect in killing of LGBT+ activist Russian police claim "personal" reasons rather than hate was behind the murder of LGBT+ activist Yelena Grigoryeva in Saint Petersburg last weekend. The suspect was identified as an "ex-convict born in Kyrgyzstan."...
01:13, 07/26/2019

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Dinu Solanki, 6 Others Guilty Of Killing RTI Activist Former BJP lawmaker Dinu Solanki and six others were Saturday convicted by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 as he tried to expose illegal mining activities......
20:52, 07/06/2019

Dolphins' Flores taunts activist/WR Stills with Jay-Z playlist Brian Flores decided to pump up the volume on wide receiver Kenny Stills' disdain for Jay-Z with a practice playlist the Miami Dolphins' head coach said was intended to challenge the veteran receiver to perform under pressure....
10:52, 08/24/2019

U.S. activist faces up to 20 years in prison for harboring migrants An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants faces trial on Wednesday in a case likely to set a precedent over what aid U.S. citizens can give to illegal border crossers....
12:26, 05/29/2019

Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a #MeToo champion and activist Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a champion for the #MeToo movement as part of her studies at Boston College, according to a Twitter account purportedly set up by her. Under the handle @saoirsekh, Hill fired off a series of posts about the women’s empo...
20:39, 08/02/2019

ISS backs activist investor Kimmeridge's two nominees to PDC board Activist investor Kimmeridge Energy Management Co said on Friday shareholder advisory group ISS recommended two of its board nominees for PDC Energy Inc, a day after Glass Lewis backed the company's full slate of directors....
00:26, 05/18/2019

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activist investor. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners unveiled a 9.2 percent stake in Callaway Golf and is urg...
13:13, 06/14/2019

Gunmen attack prominent Colombian environmental activist One of Colombia’s most-prominent grassroots activists and winner of a prestigious international environmental prize was attacked at a meeting with community leaders...
06:52, 05/05/2019

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
18:13, 07/11/2019

Saudi diplomat rejects activist’s allegation he’s a target DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom has no information about an Arab activist living in Norway who says the CIA tipped Norwegian security about a threat against him emanating from Saudi Arabia. Responding to a que...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Jury deliberations to continue in trial of border activist TUCSON – After about eleven and a half hours of deliberation, a jury in federal court said they were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of border activist Scott Warren. The jury indicated they were unable to agree on a verdict for all three...
05:00, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Jury gets case at trial of border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on closing arguments at the trial of an Arizona border activist accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally (all times local): 1 p.m. Jurors have started deliberating at the trial of a border activis...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Greenpeace activist: 'Mark Field needs anger management' Janet Barker recounts assault by suspended MP and says it will not stop her activismBruised and still shaken, Janet Barker is incredulous at the violent reaction of the Foreign Office minister Mark Field to her peaceful protest with fellow Greenpeace...
19:26, 06/21/2019

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally. The jury received the case Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson before br...
16:13, 06/10/2019

Activist Gatemore snaps up Moss Bros stake An activist fund manager which pressed for a break-up of French Connection has turned its attention to another fashion chain by snapping up a 10% stake in Moss Bros, the suit-hire specialist....
19:26, 06/09/2019

Barclays Activist Concedes Defeat in Bid for Board Seat Edward Bramson conceded defeat in his effort to win a seat on the Barclays board and force a move away from investment banking. CEO Jes Staley prevailed as shareholders voted overwhelmingly against the activist....
19:52, 05/02/2019

UK Minister Suspended For Assaulting Activist Who Gatecrashed Event A minister in charge of India in the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) was suspended on Friday after footage showed him "grabbing" and forcibly ejecting a climate activist at a political......
16:52, 06/21/2019

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice by a diplomat from Beijing....
17:39, 07/09/2019

Spain, Venezuela trade barbs over refuge for activist CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Spain’s decision to harbor a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist is fueling tensions between both nations. Activist Leopoldo López took refuge at the Spanish ambassador’s home in the Venezuelan capital this ...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Send us your questions for climate activist Greta Thunberg Got a question for the Swedish 16-year-old who started a youth climate revolution? Here’s your chance to ask her...On 20 August 2018, Greta Thunberg, then aged 15, did not attend her first day back at school after the summer holidays. Instead, she ma...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Germany condemns killing of Russian LGBT activist Germany is condemning the killing of a political activist in Russia and urging authorities to explore whether the crime was related to her advocacy of LGBT rights...
12:26, 07/24/2019

UAE denies U.N. claim that detained activist Mansoor being tortured The United Arab Emirates (UAE) dismissed claims by U.N. human rights experts that prominent pro-democracy campaigner Ahmed Mansoor may be suffering treatment amounting to torture, state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Brexit party activist says he obtained Kim Darroch cables Steven Edginton says his name was left out of original story to avoid ‘possible controversy’New questions have emerged over leaks of confidential UK diplomatic cables criticising Donald Trump after a 19-year-old Brexit activist was revealed to be the...
19:13, 07/21/2019

'I have to go off': activist Sylvia Rivera on choosing to riot at Stonewall In a 1989 interview, the New York City LGBTQ activist and icon describes the tumult of the uprising in Greenwich VillageThe New York City LGBTQ activist and icon Sylvia Rivera discusses the Stonewall uprising, the clubs in Greenwich Village at the ti...
14:26, 06/23/2019

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
07:26, 08/15/2019

St Petersburg murder victim was 'well-known LGBT rights activist' Yelena Grigoryeva received threats before she was stabbed to death, say campaignersRussian campaigners have said that a woman found murdered with multiple stab wounds in the city of Saint Petersburg was a well-known activist who had received threats ...
08:52, 07/23/2019

Saudi diplomat rejects activist's allegation he's a target A top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom has no information about an Arab activist living in Norway who says the CIA tipped Norwegian security about a threat against him emanating from Saudi Arabia....
23:26, 05/19/2019

Steve Sawyer, Greenpeace Activist and Leader, Dies at 63 He was there when the ship the Rainbow Warrior was bombed in an antinuclear protest and helped evacuate an atoll contaminated by radioactive fallout....
02:26, 08/08/2019

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
15:00, 07/12/2019

No charges in Kentucky anti-abortion activist assault case LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky grand jury has declined to indict a Louisville woman accused of attacking an 82-year-old anti-abortion protester while leaving a woman’s clinic. Court records show a grand jury decided against an assault charge...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Poland: Furor over 'rainbow madonna' LGBT activist arrest An activist appropriated an icon of the Virgin Mary's halo with the LGBT rainbow colors — and is now facing charges. Her protest against the Catholic Church's intolerance has highlighted a significant rift in Poland....
00:00, 05/11/2019

GOP activist sues Rhode Island over launch of sports betting PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Republican activist is suing over sports betting in Rhode Island, saying the state should have sought voter approval before legalizing and launching it. Daniel Harrop said Thursday sports betting should stop pending a statew...
18:13, 05/02/2019

World Cup soccer: Activist Megan Rapinoe says she is 'extremely American' United States Women's National Team forward Megan Rapinoe said she is "extremely American" when asked to respond to critics who say her words or actions are anti-American....
12:39, 07/06/2019

Anti-vaccine activist charged for assault of California senator The man behind a petition drive to recall a California state senator and physician pushing for tougher vaccine requirements was charged on Wednesday with assault after livestreaming himself shoving the lawmaker in a sidewalk confrontation in Sacramen...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Thai anti-military activist injured in street assault BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai activist opposed to the military’s role in politics says he was assaulted by a group of unknown men, in the latest in a series of such attacks. Sirawith Seritiwat says five or six men attacked him by surprise Sunday night ...
12:52, 06/03/2019

Corporate activist Elliott outspending rivals: Lazard data Elliott Management Corp, Paul Singer's $35 billion hedge fund, has outspent all rivals in pushing for corporate changes like spin-offs, mergers, and management overhauls this year....
13:13, 07/10/2019

Teen climate activist prepares to sail to US to avoid flying Greta Thunberg is making her trans-Atlantic trip on board a 60-ft yacht fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines that produce electricity onboard -- with the aim of making the journey zero-carbon....
15:52, 08/14/2019

UK far-right activist Tommy Robinson convicted in contempt-of-court case Judges on Friday found British far-right activist Tommy Robinson to be in contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and posted the footage on social media, breaching reporting restrictions on the case....
02:52, 07/06/2019

Slain Russian gay-rights activist had received threats: campaigner A Russian activist for LGBT rights who was fatally stabbed in St Petersburg had regularly received death threats and reported them to police, who did nothing to protect her before she was murdered, a fellow campaigner said....
03:26, 07/24/2019

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dead at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya — One of Africa’s best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. The Kenyan author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an illness, Tom Maliti, the chai...
03:52, 05/23/2019

Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/797468/000114036119012312/nc10003014x1_prec14a.htm activist investor Carl Icahn's moves to launch a proxy fight for four seats on the co...
01:13, 07/03/2019

Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died at 48 (NAIROBI, Kenya) — One of Africa’s best-known authors, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, told The Associated Press the Kenya...
12:52, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and justice system....
12:26, 05/22/2019

Teen climate activist to French critics: Listen to science Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told lawmakers at France’s lower house of parliament that they need to listen to scientists on the issue of climate change and act now to avert a catastrophe...
18:00, 07/23/2019

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A colleague and friend of Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina says he has died at age 48. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, says the author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an illness. Wainaina...
10:26, 05/22/2019

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, To Sail The Atlantic For UN Summit Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said Monday that she would cross the Atlantic on a racing sailboat to attend a UN climate summit in New York in September....
21:26, 07/29/2019

Russian Activist Navalny Returns to Jail After Mystery Illness Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from a hospital, where he was being treated for a mysterious illness, and returned to jail to finish serving time for organizing unauthorized protests, amid claims from his supporters that he ma...
23:26, 07/29/2019

Former tenant charged in killing of Louisiana civil rights activist A former tenant of a Baton Rouge civil rights activist has been arrested and charged with her murder, police in the Louisiana capital said on Tuesday....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson jailed again in UK as his supporters clash with police British far-right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced again to prison Thursday after being found in contempt of court, sparking clashes between police and his supporters in London....
18:52, 07/11/2019

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time A South Sudan court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison after being accused of inciting an uprising behind bars in the capital, Juba....
18:13, 06/11/2019

Rights Activist Irom Sharmila Gives Birth To Twins On Mother's Day Human rights activist Irom Sharmila, also known as "Iron Lady of Manipur", gave birth to twin girls on Sunday, which also marked "Mother's Day", at a hospital in Bengaluru....
08:39, 05/13/2019

Judge orders jury to deliberate more in border activist case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge in Tucson has ordered a jury to continue deliberations in the trial against an Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants who are in the country illegally. The jury told the court Monday afternoon t...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Migrant activist’s arrest in Arizona has Good Samaritans spooked AJO, Ariz. — Ever since federal agents arrested a local activist for helping two illegal immigrants in this parched desert town near the Mexican border last year, residents are thinking twice about being good Samaritans. “I guess I’ll have to start a...
00:26, 07/01/2019

Trial of Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants begins TUCSON – The trial of an Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants illegally began Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Tucson. Scott Daniel Warren /Arizona State University/ Courtesy: NBC News Dr. Scott Warren is accused of harboring mig...
02:13, 05/30/2019

White Nationalist Gets Life For Killing Activist During 2017 US Protests An American neo-Nazi who killed an activist when he rammed his car into a group of counter-protesters during a white supremacist rally was jailed for life without parole on Friday....
04:13, 06/29/2019

Prosecutors Are Still Trying to Convict Activist Who Gave Water to Migrants in the Desert Last month, the jury in the case of a migrant aid activist facing up to 20 years in prison for providing food, water, and shelter for immigrants making the trek through the desert was deadlocked. Don’t worry, though: The Department of Justice isn’t g...
07:26, 07/04/2019

Thai anti-military activist attacked and left unconscious BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai activist who opposes the military’s role in politics has been assaulted and left unconscious in the second attack against him this month, as violence against pro-democracy advocates becomes more aggressive. According to a ...
13:13, 06/28/2019

Jury deadlocks over activist who gave migrants food and shelter Scott Daniel Warren faced up to 20 years in prison in a case aid groups said would have wide implications on their work A US jury could not reach a verdict Tuesday against a border activist who, defense attorneys say, was simply being kind by providi...
07:00, 06/12/2019

ACLU sues FBI, Border Patrol, ICE over 'secret' activist database The ACLU is suing the FBI and two other agencies on behalf of three activists who say they were harassed and detained at the border as part of a secret government anti-immigration program....
15:26, 07/24/2019

Motion denied to dismiss indictment of Arizona border activist TUCSON – The motion to dismiss the indictment of an activist arrested for allegedly harboring migrants who crossed the southern border was denied by a judge last week. Back in January 2018, Scott Daniel Warren was taken into custody after feder...
05:13, 05/29/2019

Poles stage protest rally in support of LGBT activist Hundreds of Polish gay rights activists staged a protest rally on Tuesday evening over the brief detention of a woman who posted images near a church of the Virgin Mary with her halo painted to resemble the rainbow flag of the LGBT community....
23:00, 05/07/2019

Nigeria security agents arrest activist for calling for revolution Nigerian security agents arrested Omoyele Sowore, an activist, news organization founder and former presidential candidate who was calling for revolution, the security agency said on Sunday....
00:00, 08/05/2019

Activist Gautam Navlakha Was In Contact With Hizbul Mujahideen: Police Activist Gautam Navlakha and the Naxal groups he was associated with were in touch with Hizbul Mujahideen and Kashmiri separatist leaders, Pune Police claimed before the Bombay High Court on......
01:00, 07/25/2019

Thai activist rejects police offer of conditional protection A Thai pro-democracy activist who was attacked and left unconscious on a Bangkok sidewalk says he will refuse an offer of police protection that would require him to stop political activities...
12:52, 07/09/2019

CIA warns Arab activist of potential threat from Saudi Arabia Pro-democracy campaigner İyad el-Baghdadi has been vocal critic of Saudi crown princeThe CIA has warned Norway that a prominent Arab activist who is living in the country under asylum protection is facing a potential threat from Saudi Arabia, the Gua...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Arab activist says Norway warned him of potential Saudi threat A prominent Arab pro-democracy campaigner living in political asylum in Norway said he had been warned by the Norwegian security services about a possible threat against him from Saudi Arabia....
20:26, 05/09/2019

Arizona border activist trial ends in hung jury TUCSON – A final verdict could not be reached for a man accused of harboring and conspiring to transport undocumented immigrants Tuesday afternoon –resulting in a hung jury. BREAKING: Hung jury in the trial of No More Deaths volunteer Dr. Scott Warr...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Schwarzenegger teams up with activist Greta Thunberg at climate summit A top climate summit organized by Arnold Schwarzenegger's environmental organization has opened in Vienna. Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the opening of a failure by the leaders in attendance to act....
13:39, 05/28/2019

D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the......
02:13, 05/24/2019

Indian-American Activist Who Shouted At Jeff Bezos Arrested Indian-American activist Priya Sawhney, who interrupted Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos'' on-stage talk, has been arrested on trespassing and burglary charges, according to media reports....
10:13, 06/08/2019

How Cognizant's digital evolution was derailed by an activist investment firm By constricting Cognizant's growth-first strategy during a time of re-invention and acquisitions, critics say that activist firm Elliot Management undermined the firm's pioneering efforts in the digital space in order to make some quick cash....
14:13, 05/28/2019

Arizona border activist to stand trial for helping migrants TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal trial is scheduled to begin in Tucson for a border activist charged with harboring migrants and conspiring to transport and harbor two Mexican men who were in the U.S. illegally. Scott Daniel Warren says his spiritual v...
06:13, 05/29/2019

Elizabeth Warren ‘should apologize’ at Native American forum: activist Liberal presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren is set to take part in a candidate forum Monday in Iowa on issues affecting Native Americans, and participants say it will be hard to ignore the Massachusetts Democrat’s questionable claims of havi...
07:00, 08/18/2019

EBay to Post Earnings Amid Pressure From Activist Investors EBay will announce its second-quarter earnings after markets close, as the online marketplace evaluates whether it could sell or spin off assets such as its classifieds business and StubHub....
19:52, 07/17/2019

Climate activist Thunberg teams up with rockers The 1975 for music track Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg has teamed up with rockers The 1975, warning about climate change on a new track for the British band's upcoming album....
16:26, 07/26/2019

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the......
23:26, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject activist investor Carl Icahn's moves to launch a proxy fight for four seats on the company's board....
01:13, 07/03/2019

Opposition activist dragged from taxi as Russian police detain 685 protesters Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections....
16:26, 08/04/2019

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election over the weekend, reports CNN. Human rights activist Behrouz Boochani, who is currently being detained a...
12:52, 05/22/2019

Jury Can't Convict Activist on Trial for Leaving Migrants Water in the Desert A jury in the case of an Arizona immigration activist on trial for helping undocumented migrants survive in the desert was deadlocked and unable to reach a verdict on his guilt yesterday....
18:13, 06/12/2019

Mexican activist shot dead before vote on power project he opposed Environmental campaigners against electric plant and pipeline say Samir Flores Soberanes’s murder is a ‘political crime’A Mexican environmental activist has been murdered before a referendum on a controversial thermal-electric plant and pipeline that...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Teenage activist Greta takes climate campaign to the high seas With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednesday to further her campaign for stronger action against climate change....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Family memoir explores childhood of climate activist Greta Thunberg "Scenes from the Heart" is a memoir about Greta Thunberg and her family before she gained fame. Now available in German, the young climate activist's story will come out later this year in English....
10:39, 05/04/2019

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from Hong Kong prison Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison and has vowed to join ongoing protests demanding that the head of the island's government resign....
19:52, 06/17/2019

Serpentine Galleries Chief Quits, With Harsh Words for Activist Artists Yana Peel resigned after a newspaper revealed she had connections to a cybersecurity firm whose spyware has been used by governments to track journalists and activists....
14:52, 06/18/2019

Abortion activist accuses Biden of assault in viral encounter: 'I thought he was going to hit me' A left-wing activist has accused Joe Biden of attempting to physically assault her after an event in Iowa on Tuesday, alleging that the former vice president "leaned forward, raised his voice, tried to grab my arm with his free hand" and that "for a ...
00:26, 06/13/2019

Louisiana civil rights activist found in car trunk was suffocated, coroner says A Louisiana civil rights activist and founder of an African-American museum was killed by "traumatic asphyxia" before her body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital last week, according to a coroner's report released on Monday....
22:13, 07/15/2019

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Will Sail Across the Atlantic for a Tour Around the Americas Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has announced that she will sail from Europe to North America in August, as part of a months-long climate tour around the Americas. The 16-year-old started a strike from school in her hometown of Stockholm in A...
21:26, 07/29/2019

Ady Barkan, activist dying of ALS, gives impassioned testimony at 'historic' Medicare for All hearing Lawyer speaks to House committee through computer that tracks eye movements: ‘My story is tragic but not unique’Ady Barkan has lost his ability to speak, but he has not lost his voice.On Tuesday, the 35-year-old lawyer and activist, who is dying of a...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 9 court hearing Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe's top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide as well as Europeans' privacy rights....
22:13, 07/03/2019

Activist investor Cat Rock calls Just Eat, Takeaway.com deal 'excellent news' Investment firm Cat Rock on Monday lauded Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com's deal to buy Just Eat in an 8.2 billion pound ($10.05 billion) deal to create one of the world's largest online food delivery firms....
01:52, 07/30/2019

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its economic power — and prompting a Chinese diplomat to interrupt her...
08:00, 07/09/2019

"They Gave You Nobel For What?" Trump Asks Yazidi Activist Nadia Murad US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the Yazidis of Iraq....
12:52, 07/18/2019

Ex-Fox News reporter Carl Cameron and a climate change activist take on Drudge A climate change activist and a former Fox News reporter are teaming up on a website designed to combat “disinformation” spread by right-leaning media, focusing especially on climate change....
11:39, 07/01/2019

David Koch, billionaire industrialist and libertarian political activist, dies at 79 The Koch brothers financed one of the most influential political networks in the modern era. David Koch's net worth was estimated at $42 billion....
18:52, 08/23/2019

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday...
14:13, 07/15/2019

Karmic reckoning? Investors in activist hedge funds agitate for change Frustrated by high fees and uninspiring returns, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other big institutional investors are demanding U.S. activist hedge funds be more transparent about their......
13:52, 07/30/2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from prison Upon release, he joined protesters calling for Hong Kong's leader to immediately resign. Joshua Wong has described a controversial extradition bill — the catalyst of mass protests — as an "evil law" he plans to fight....
18:00, 06/17/2019

Thai anti-junta activist attacked, latest in 'pattern' of violence Unknown assailants attacked and wounded a Thai pro-democracy activist on Friday, apparently the latest victim of what rights groups call a systematic campaign of violence against critics of the army following a disputed election....
15:52, 06/28/2019

Activist Jailed In Bhima Koregaon Case Gets Bail For Father's Death he Bombay High Court on Thursday allowed activist Sudha Bharadwaj, arrested for alleged Maoist links, to visit her family in Bengaluru to attend post-funeral rituals following her father's death....
22:00, 08/08/2019

"Hunt Gay People", Said Horror Film-Themed Website. Then An Activist Died The frightening Russian website promoted it as a "game" - identify gay people, upload their photos and information to a database and then proceed to hunt them down and torture them, like the gruesome......
17:00, 07/24/2019

Stonewall Activist and Trans Matriarch Miss Major Recovering From Stroke Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a rabble-rousing, bad-ass warrior woman who is ever liberal with the word “motherfucker,” and has been instrumental in demanding dignity and resources for black trans women, suffered a stroke on July 4 but is recovering in a...
18:00, 07/09/2019

MOVES-D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the firms told Reuters on Thursday....
05:39, 05/24/2019

Family of Loujain al-Hathloul fight to free imprisoned Saudi activist Relatives hope raising awareness in the US can help end detention of Hathloul who battled the ban on women driving When Lina al-Hathloul learned her sister, the Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul, had been whisked away by Saudi Arabian police in the ...
15:26, 07/14/2019

Activist Who Spotlighted Black History Found Dead In Trunk Of Car: Police Sadie Roberts-Joseph's sister remembers her as a woman who made things better - who led neighborhood trash cleanups and house repairs, who launched a local group to fight drugs and violence, who......
04:39, 07/15/2019

"Tortured In Jail," Alleges BJP Activist Who Shared Mamata Banerjee Meme BJP activist Priyanka Sharma, who walked free this morning after spending five days in jail for posting a meme on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee last week, said the question of offering an......
12:52, 05/15/2019

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada to cancel its plan to expand the project, which carries crude from Alberta's oil sands to British Col...
15:52, 08/09/2019

| Thai activist jailed for insulting monarchy freed in royal pardon A Thai anti-junta activist who spent more than two years behind bars for insulting the country's monarchy by sharing an unflattering BBC article about the king walked free on a royal pardon....
18:26, 05/10/2019

Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, may help avert activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a 4.3% stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to raise it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
05:52, 06/21/2019

Jury couldn't decide if Arizona activist broke law helping migrants An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented migrants, but said he was offering them humanitarian aid....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Activist US workers push employers to cut ties with Trump immigration agencies With the Trump administration’s immigration policies under fire in Congress and the courts, a growing number of U.S. workers are pushing their employers to sever contracts with federal agencies carrying out the president's plans....
10:13, 07/25/2019

Activist Greta Thunberg To Undertake Zero-Carbon Trip To Climate Summit Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain......
01:00, 08/02/2019

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms....
10:26, 06/08/2019

Activist investor urges Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin to go private - FT Activist investor ValueAct has urged Merlin Entertainments, the owner of Madame Tussauds, the London Eye, Alton Towers, to go private, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
08:00, 05/23/2019

The Pretty One: With a New Memoir, Writer-Activist Keah Brown Is Redefining Disability on Her Own Terms How do you say the word “disability”? Does it feel shameful or derogatory, or does it roll off of your tongue, matter-of-factly? Writer and disability activist Keah Brown wishes we were all less precious when talking about disability, because while i...
17:13, 08/07/2019

New York City to Honor Revolutionary Trans Activist Marsha P. Johnson With Monument The world’s first monument to transgender activists, announced Wednesday in New York City, will pay tribute to two women of color, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, for their roles in leading the gay rights movement....
21:13, 05/30/2019

Climate activist Thunberg faces challenging boat trip from UK to New York, skipper says Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain to the United States said on Thursday....
02:39, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 2-HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the activist investor, the company said on Thursday....
22:26, 06/20/2019

China sentences online activist to 12 years in prison for allegedly leaking secrets A Chinese activist whose website reports the stories of people alleging government abuses was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison on the charge of leaking secrets to a foreign entity....
02:39, 07/30/2019

Arizona jury trial ends hung over whether activist broke law helping migrants An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented migrants, but said he was offering them humanitarian aid....
01:39, 06/12/2019

Jailed Saudi activist rejects deal to deny torture for release, says family Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a release deal that would have granted her freedom in exchange for denying reports that she was tortured in prison, her family said....
07:52, 08/15/2019

Sierra Leone community's suit against diamond miner shows activist trend At the foot of a slag heap some 40 meters high, Adi Kalie Bangura showed the black welts that dot his arms and legs that he says are the result of drinking and bathing in water contaminated by Sierra Leone’s largest diamond mine....
15:00, 08/06/2019

Murdered Russian LGBT activist received death threats, friends and campaigners say An LGBTQ rights activist who was murdered in St. Petersburg had previously received death threats and was named on a website urging vigilante violence, campaigners have said....
20:26, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Thousands rally at election protest in Moscow, leading activist arrested Tens of thousands of Muscovites staged Russia's biggest political protest for years on Saturday, rallying to demand free city-wide elections in spite of a government crackdown....
16:13, 08/10/2019

Trump attacks judge who blocked border wall plans as 'Obama activist' Judge Haywood Gilliam said officials could not use money secured under Trump’s emergency declaration to build key sections of wallAfter a federal judge blocked his attempt to build key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declarat...
00:52, 05/26/2019

Leah Chase, Iconic Executive Chef and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 96 Leah Chase, iconic executive chef, civil rights activist, and co-owner of the legendary Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, died Saturday. She was 96 years old....
01:52, 06/03/2019